Mike Quick Celebrity Raises Funds For John F. Byrne

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We hosted our fifth Mike Quick Celebrity Invitational at @unionleaguegolf and @jfbgolfclub! It was a great day on the course and we cannot thank all of our sponsors enough for their support in our mission to #BuildGameChangers. We raised over $150,000! A huge shoutout to @trugreen_lawn for joining u...

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Drive For The Future: John F. Byrne Golf Club

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First Tee of Greater Philadelphia manages the John F Byrne Golf Club to provide affordable access to golf and life skills education for the kids in northeast Philadelphia. First Tee saved the course from permanently closing for good so that kids and the community can be best served. Having a facilit...

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The Small World of Golf.

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First Tee Executive Director Bill Hyndman V, Board President Michael Brown, former First Tee National Board Member Michael Sneed, and Oray Boston met @gary.player yesterday. Gary was in the group ahead when Bill had a hole-in-one, witnessed by the Black Knight!! Gary mentioned that he had fond mem...

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The Match

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  View this post on Instagram   The First Annual THE MATCH: PHILLY SPECIAL has concluded. Thank you to all those who donated so that our @pgajrleague teams can sport @eastsidegolf shirts. Team @jfbgolfclub bested Team @walnutlanegolfclub through 35 holes played. Team First Tee Greater Phil...

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Boston Scott Golf Supports TFT Philly

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Boston Scott has generously supported TFT Philly and our participants with some stylish golf shirts!  Check out their story in the following Golf.com article! This up-and-coming golf brand is perfect for father-son duos by EMILY HAAS  Stephen Hoffman and his son, Boston, picked up golf at the same...

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TFT Philly On Inside Golf!

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 Coach Rebecca and Executive Director, Bill Hyndman, are interviewed on Inside Golf TV about all the activities of TFT Philly!...

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Program Update

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An Update From Bill Hyndman, V First Tee of Greater Philadelphia, Executive Director Dear Friends, I hope that this message finds you, your family and loved ones healthy and safe.  As our community works together to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we want to reach out to you, our valued donors and ...

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Inside Golf’s Harry Donohue Shares A Letter To His Parents.

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Harry Donahue Jr. is a longtime KYW News-radio anchor and is a First Tee partner and advocate.  He hosts Inside Golf and is the voice of Temple University Football/Basketball. The New Polio: What Would Mom and Dad Have Done? By Harry Donahue Jr.  I wish my parents were alive right now. So that I c...

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COVID – 19 Update for First Tee and Golf Course Operations

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ATTENTION! Due to the current CoronaVirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in the best interest of public safety, the Walnut Lane and John F. Byrne Golf Clubs will be completely closed until further notice. In addition, all First Tee student programming is suspended until further notice. Because the sit...

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Leaders and Achievers Gala Recap

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The Leaders and Achievers Gala was an amazing night. Thank you all who attended and supported the event. Hearing the transformational impact The First Tee had on the lives of our students was extraordinary. Thank you, Philadelphia Eagles Coach Pederson, for inspiring each of us to always be the be...

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